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You can also adjust settings to prevent the touchpad from responding to accidental touches and more. Surface touchpad. If your Surface has a touchpad, it has right-click and left-click buttons that work like the buttons on a mouse. Press the touchpad firmly to click. A quick tap is interpreted as a touchpad gesture.

There are two versions of this in the store, Dell Touchpad settings and Dell Touchpad Assistant. Both do the same thing. However, if you still use the Control Panel, then you should get the Assistant as it links the app with the Control Panel icon; the other one does not. I gave this app 3 stars for a couple of reasons.

Open Cortana: Tap three fingers on the touchpad. Open action center: Tap four fingers on the touchpad. Switch virtual desktops: Place four fingers on the touchpad and swipe right or left. Some of these gestures will only work with precision touchpads. To find out if your laptop has one, select Start > Settings > Devices > Touchpad.

I had the same problems with scrolling after the updates. On my computer I found a Synaptics selection available in the regular windows menu (not in the settings section) under the 'S's. I clicked on it and the normal Synaptics window opened that let me make changes to all of the touchpad settings.

Go to Settings > Devices > Touchpad to go over the Settings. Then choose Additional Settings which opens the Mouse properties box. The Touchpad software installs a tab onto it - usually the last one - that should have more settings to check, including a checkbox to Disable Touchpad when USB pointing device is attached.